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Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Part 1 Introduction: Post- independence labour relations in Africa; The development of workplace democracy; A theory of the dynamics of workplace democracy; Studying democratic participation in Africa. Part 2 Learning Experiences: Conditions of work and employment ; The trade union condition; The struggle for workplace democracy in Togo, Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea, Ghana and South Africa; Statutory workplace democracy in Zambia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe; Managerial prerogatives versus participation prerogatives; The gender of trade union democratic participation in Ghana, Akua O. Britwum. Part 3 Policy Conclusions: Towards a more meaningful and effective workplace democracy; Building a trade union agenda; Trade unions and workplace democracy in a globalising economy; Bibliography; Index.